Show #3929 - Thursday, October 4, 2001


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Mike Nassir, a physics and astronomy instructor from Honolulu, Hawaii

Diane Rohan, an event planner and full-time mom from New York, New York

Rod Sanders, a master control operator from Corpus Christi, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
The greatest metal heroes aren't singers but these, like Randy Rhoads & Eddie Van Halen
    $100 16
About his entry into the "Monday Night Football" booth in 2000, the Post asked, "Are You Ready for Some Goofball?"
    $100 1
"Plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh what a relief it is"
    $100 17
(Sofia of the Clue Crew gives the clue in a tongue foreign to us but familiar to her.) The standard written form of the language I'm speaking is closely related to the dialects of Uppsala & other nearby towns
    $100 24
In 1945 she became the first former first lady to serve as a delegate to the U.N.
    $100 7
A group of outdoor bargain stalls

_ L E _
_ _ R _ E T
    $200 12
This band, a member of which is seen here, attracted an "Army" of fans
    $200 18
In 1999 a possible strike by this group, baseball's "men in blue", led to "Go Ahead and Walk, You Porky Chumps"
    $200 2
"The best part of waking up is" this "in your cup"
    $200 20
Of all this language's dialects, Tuscan is the closest to classical Latin
    DD: $1,000 25
She was the first first lady to live in the White House
    $200 8
Nasty, low & vicious

D _ _ N
_ N _
D _ _ _ Y
    $300 13
(Hi, I'm Geoff Tate of Queensryche.) A good heavy metal band spells its name with this mark over a vowel--my band has one over the "Y"
    $300 19
After a refusal to help NYC in a 1975 fiscal crisis, a Post banner trumpeted, this president "To City: Drop Dead"
    $300 3
"Have it your way"
    $300 21
This dialect of Chinese is widely spoken in Hong Kong
    $300 26
The consummate hostess, in 1809 she was first to host an official inaugural ball
    $300 9
A final irritation

T _ E
_ _ S T
S T _ _ W
    $400 14
This band's drummer Lars Ulrich has crusaded against song-sharing websites
    $400 4
"...Tough kids, sissy kids, even kids with chicken pox love" these
    $400 22
Dialects of this language include Biscayan & Navarrese in Spain & Labourdin & Navarrais in France
    $400 27
Taking up residence in the White House in 1921, she was the first divorcee to become first lady
    $400 10
To perform a superfluous action

_ _ L _
T _ E
L _ L Y
    $500 15
(Hi, I'm C.C. DeVille.) My band Samantha 7 debuted on the "Behind the Music" episode of this old band of mine
    $500 5
"Something special in the air"
    $500 23
This Baltic country has 2 main dialects: Tallinn, spoken in the north, & Tartu, spoken in the south
    $500 28
The first first lady to live past the age of 90, she was 97 when she died in 1982
    $500 11
Backup players to relieve the starters

S _ _ O N _
S _ _ _ N _

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Rod Diane Mike
$2,500 $1,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rod Diane Mike
$3,000 $1,500 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the original film for us; we'll give you the sequel.)
    $200 1
Symbolized Pb, it's been mined & smelted for 8,000 years
    $200 4
    $200 12
(Hi, I'm Elisabeth Filarski from Survivor.) If you watched "Survivor", you know that this sparsely settled interior is known by this 7-letter word
    $200 11
On the 2001 Oscar telecast Steve Martin gave this former "Taxi" star some dip for his veggies
    $200 17
The Bermoothes, where Prospero's brother was shipwrecked in this play, might have been named for Bermuda
    $200 26
Singer-songwriter Carole & Freddie Mercury's band
    $400 2
This type of furnace used to smelt iron ore is named for the stream of air it sends through the fuel
    $400 5
"The Lost World"
    $400 20
This island state is sometimes called the "Apple Isle" because it once produced most of Australia's apples
    $400 13
While visiting Expo '67 this French president advocated liberation for Quebec
    $400 18
This dilapidated Hawthorne mansion is home to Pyncheon relatives Hepzibah, Phoebe & Clifford & a lodger
    $400 27
Squeaky-clean actress Doris & singer Gladys
    $600 3
Physical metallurgy generally deals with these, defined as metals made of several elements
    $600 6
"The Color of Money"
    $600 21
This constellation is depicted on Australia's flag
    $600 14
This existential pal of Jean-Paul Sartre wrote "The Second Sex"
    $600 19
A dog named Jip chews up the cookbook belonging to this Dickens title character's wife Dora
    $600 28
Country legend Johnny & film legend Grant
    $800 9
Metal can be recovered from a solution by this process, also the name of a hair-removal method
    $800 7
"Staying Alive"
    $800 22
In the second verse of this Australian song, a jumbuck, or sheep, comes to drink at a water hole
    DD: $1,000 15
In 1537 he was told that to keep his job as governor of Cuba and Florida, he'd have to conquer & colonize Florida
    $800 24
The wife of this Sinclair Lewis research scientist dies during an epidemic in the West Indies
    $800 29
Former Democratic Colorado senator Gary & the largest city in South Korea
    $1000 10
A heap of this metallurgical waste is seen here
    DD: $1,400 8
"The Jewel of the Nile"
    $1000 23
(Hi, I'm Colby Donaldson from Survivor 2.) It's a 1971 movie, or a return to Australian Aboriginal life, including survival in the bush
    $1000 16
Among the films he's produced are "Conan the Barbarian" & the 1976 version of "King Kong"
    $1000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a water theme park.) Hey, we can be this title duo from a Lewis Carroll poem
    $1000 30
Boxer Liston & your part of the loot

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rod Diane Mike
$12,200 $2,900 $5,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In February 1962 he said, "The sunset was beautiful. It went down very rapidly"

Final scores:

Rod Diane Mike
$12,200 $0 $5,999
2-day champion: $17,200 3rd place: Trip to Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, Hot Springs, Arkansas 2nd place: Trip to El Cid Resort, Mazatlan, Mexico

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rod Diane Mike
$11,600 $2,900 $6,900
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
4 W
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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Game tape date: 2001-08-14
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